Políticas productivas y competitividad industrial. El caso de Argentina y Brasil
This article aims, on the one hand, to analyze the increase of productive asymmetries between Argentina and Brazil that have been evidencing during the last two decades, and are currently reveled in the structural trade deficit of industrial products that affects Argentina in the bilateral relationship. On the other hand, it intends to contribute to understanding the roots of these asymmetries based on the differences in the public policies implemented by both countries during the period extending from the implementation of the MERCOSUR, in the early 90's, until 2008. The focus is set on the technological pattern of industrial production and trade structures, considering a non neutral impact over the long term development.
JEL Classification: O14.
Keywords: Argentina Brazil regional integration productive asymmetries industrial policy economic development